Dallas is known for steaks but it will surprise with its wide variety of fine Italian restaurants. Avanti Ristorante is a small neighborhood cafe in the Uptown area that caters to a cosmopolitan clientele. The flagship menu item is a roasted spring chicken half with saffron rice, grilled vegetables and brandy demi-glaze. Angelo's Italian Grill is a neighborhood favorite for an intimate evening. Try the crab Milano or the chicken putanesca for a traditional taste of the Italian recipes passed down from Angelo Fantinucci's grandmother. Lombardi's is a wonderful West End spot offering traditional Italian dishes made fresh from scratch. Its specialties include fried calamari, carpaccio and lasagna. Buca di Beppo serves authentic Italian cuisine in an eclectic, vintage setting. Dishes are served family-style and meant to be shared by everyone at the table. Texas does things big and that includes big flavor in its great Italian restaurants.
3100 Monticello Avenue
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4801 Bryan Street
Italian Specialites, Lunch & Dinner... read more
220 East Las Colinas Boulevard
146 Spring Creek Shopping Ctr